Among the Great Masters of Painting: Thirty-two Reproductions of Famous Paintings

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D. Estes, 1901 - Всего страниц: 274

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Стр. 110 - Palissy ! within thy breast Burned the hot fever of unrest ; Thine was the prophet's vision, thine The exultation, the divine Insanity of noble minds, That never falters nor abates, But labors and endures and waits, Till all that it foresees it finds, Or what it cannot find creates...
Стр. 82 - When my rude hammer to the stubborn stone Gives human shape, now that, now this, at will, Following his hand who wields and guides it still, It moves upon another's feet alone: But that which dwells in heaven, the world doth fill With beauty by pure motions of...
Стр. 79 - ... they could yield for grace so infinite. But now I know my unassisted wit Is all too weak to make me soar so high; For pardon, lady, for this fault I cry, And wiser still I grow remembering it. Yea, well I see what folly 'twere to think That largess dropped from thee like dews from heaven Could e'er be paid by work so frail as mine! To nothingness my art and talent sink; He fails who from his mortal stores hath given A thousandfold to match one gift divine.
Стр. 16 - Thus it happened that this work was an object of so much admiration to the people of that day — they having then never seen anything better — that it was carried in solemn procession, with the sound of trumpets and other festal 1 Eg Revue de Paris, Oct. 15, 1919. " L'Art du Moyen age et les pelerinages.
Стр. 237 - Subtus conditur hujus ecclesiae et urbis conditor Ch. Wren qui vixit annos ultra nonaginta, non sibi sed bono publico. Lector, si monumentum requiris, circumspice.
Стр. 113 - I met with no success, but would throw blame on the materials, which, sometimes, perhaps, were the right ones, or at least could have afforded me some hint for the accomplishment of my intentions, if I had been able to manage the fire in the way that my materials required. But again, in working thus, I committed a fault still grosser than...
Стр. 117 - ... there was one among those pieces which was melted within four hours after it had been placed in the furnace, which trial turned out white and polished, in a way that caused me such joy as made me think I was become a new creature.
Стр. 82 - mid the saints in Paradise. What though remorseless and impiteous doom Deemed that the music of her deeds would die, And that her splendour would be sunk in gloom...
Стр. 88 - ... of the napebone and the neck. The poniard entered this point so deep into the bone that, though I used all my strength to pull it out, I was not able. For just at that moment four soldiers with drawn swords sprang out from Antea's lodging, and obliged me to set hand to my own sword to defend my life.

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